Dublin Cork Rail Fares

Dublin Cork Rail Fares

Book online in advance to avail of our lowest web fares. The easiest way to find our best value fares is to use the Journey Planner to plan your trip step by step. Children under 5 do not need a ticket in order to travel, however in order to guarantee a seat it is recommended that a seat only reservation is purchased. Simply click the button below and enter your travel requirements into the 'From' and 'To' fields, select your date(s) of travel and click 'Go'.

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Fares Calculator

Select an origin and destination below from the drop down options and select 'Go' to view our ticket office fares.

Alternatively, for a full list of ticket types and fares for our Dublin Heuston - Cork route, check the chart below, simply follow the guideline provided.        

Dublin Heuston - Cork Fare Grid

For a full list of ticket types and fares for our Dublin Heuston - Cork route, simply follow the guidelines below;         

  • Note the letter where your origin and destination stations intersect on the grid eg fare letter Cork to/from Portlaoise = N
  • Using that letter check the Tickets and Fares Chart (below) to view the tickets and fares available for that station combination
  • The fare grids are not screen reader friendly so anyone using a screen reader please contact us for any fares information you require

Cork Fares Grid 2019

For fares from/from Dublin Heuston to/from Park West, Clondalkin/Fonthill, Adamstown, Hazelhatch/Celbridge and Sallins/Naas, go to our DART and Short Hop Zone Fares calculator

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Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart

For information on ticket types please visit our Ticket Information section.

Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart
Ticket Type A B C D E F
Adult Single €6.00 €8.80  €11.35  €13.55  €14.95 €16.95
Adult Single (Off-Peak Note 1) €6.00 €8.20 €10.45 €13.05 €14.00 €16.50
Adult Day Saver Single (Limerick to/from Cork) Note 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A €16.50
Adult Day Return €11.05 €15.50 €18.95 €21.15 €24.35 €27.20
Adult Day Return (Off-Peak Note 1) €9.10 €12.25 €12.85  €14.30 €15.00 €19.15
Adult Day Saver Return (Limerick to/from Cork) Note 4 N/A N/A N/A N/A N/A €19.15
Adult Open Return €11.95 €16.70 €20.30 €23.10 €26.35 €29.75
Adult Weekly €37.15 €50.64 €54.40 €71.65 €76.50 €98.60
Adult Monthly €129.00 €178.00 €202.00  €237.00 €264.00  €329.00
Child Weekly €13.80 €18.80 €20.20 €26.60 €28.40 €36.60
Child Monthly €48.00 €71.00 €86.00 €107.00 €116.00 €146.00
Family Day Return €16.50 €20.00  €24.50  €27.00  €31.50  €36.50 
Family Open Return €25.50  €31.00  €38.50   €43.50 €49.50 €49.50
Student Single €6.00 €9.00 €12.50 €14.00 €14.50 €15.00
Student Return €7.70 €11.20 €15.40 €17.40  €18.00  €19.00 
Student Weekly (Note 3) €30.50 €38.50 €41.50 €55.00 €63.00 €76.00 
Student Monthly (Note 3) €91.00 €122.00 €133.00 €178.00 €194.00 €241.00
Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart
Ticket Type G H J K L M
Adult Single €21.50 €25.05 €27.70 €32.50 €35.35  €38.45
Adult Single (Off-Peak Note 1) €19.70 €21.30 €23.00 €26.00 N/A N/A 
Adult Day Saver Single (Limerick to/from Cork) Note 4 N/A €21.30 N/A €26.00 N/A N/A
Adult Day Return €31.65 €37.70 €41.15 €45.95 €50.00 €52.75
Adult Day Return (Off-Peak Note 1) €21.30 €23.45 €25.00 €29.00 N/A  N/A 
Adult Day Saver (to Dublin only) Note 2 N/A €35.55 €41.15 €42.80 €50.00 €52.75
Adult Day Saver Return (Limerick to/from Cork) Note 4 N/A €23.45 N/A €29.00 N/A N/A
Adult Open Return €35.20 €41.80 €45.85 €51.65 €55.95 €59.40
Adult Weekly €101.85 €106.70 €123.50 €145.50 €159.00 €163.85
Adult Monthly €362.00  €392.00  €437.00  €496.00  €505.00  €633.00
Child Weekly €37.80 €39.60 €45.80 €53.90 €58.90 €60.70
Child Monthly €159.00 €165.00 €185.00 €228.00 €244.00 €288.00
Family Day Return €41.50  €49.50 €54.50  €60.00 €65.50  €69.50 
Family Open Return €65.00 €77.00 €87.00 €93.00 €102.00  €110.00
Student Single €17.00 €20.00  €20.00  €20.00  €20.00   €20.00  
Student Return €21.00  €25.00 €25.00 €225.00 €25.00  €25.00
Student Weekly (Note 3) €84.00 €86.00 €90.00 €110.00 €125.00 €143.00
Student Monthly (Note 3) €260.00 €265.00 €302.00  €357.00  €394.00 €453.00
Dublin Heuston - Cork Tickets and Fares Chart
Ticket Type N P R S T U
Adult Single €42.65 €47.80 €52.40 €56.90 €59.20 €61.80
Adult Day Return €59.10 €64.50 €69.45 €74.45 €83.00 €85.00
Adult Day Return (Off-Peak Note 1) €52.30 €59.75 €65.10 €65.10 €65.10 €65.10
Adult Day Saver (to Dublin only) Note 2 €54.60 €62.30 €68.00 €68.00 €68.00 €68.00
Adult Open Return €67.05 €72.40 €77.95 €81.75 €89.00 €92.00
Adult Weekly €201.50 €229.30 €250.65 €273.15 €303.00 €352.25
Adult Monthly €790.00 €907.00 €967.00 €1050.00 €1140 €1235
Child Weekly €74.70 €85.00 €92.90 €101.20 €112.30 €130.50
Child Monthly €360.00 €414.00 €441.00 €479.00 €520.00 €563.00
Family Day Return €75.50 €82.50 €86.50 €95.50 €100.00  €105.00
Family Open Return

€122.00

€132.00 €138.00 €139.00 €140.00 €142.00
Student Single €20.00 €21.00 €26.50 €26.50 €29.00 €32.00
Student Return €25.00 €26.00 €33.00 €33.00 €36.00 €40.00
Student Weekly (Note 3) €175.00 €175.00 €185.00 €205.00 €225.00 €265.00
Student Monthly (Note 3) €555.00 €647.00 €690.00 €750.00 €813.00 €882.00

Child Fares - Fares for children of 5 to 15 years of age are charged half of the adult fare up to a maximum of €31 (excluding weekly and monthly season tickets). 

Note 1: Off-Peak Promotion - Available after 09:30hrs Monday to Saturday and all day Sunday. Valid between Portlaoise to/from Dublin Heuston including all intermediate stations in between where Dublin Heuston is either the origin or destination and Cork to/from Tralee including all intermediate stations in between.

Note 2: Day Saver - This is for a Day Return journey and is available to Dublin only. It is available as follows; Tuesday - Thursday on the 09:25hrs, 10:25hrs and 11:25hrs services, Saturdays on trains between 06:00hrs - 11:20hrs. Not available on Mondays, Fridays or Sundays.

Note 3: ID Requirements - Valid ID is required for Student Weekly and Monthly tickets, for more information go to our student section.

Note 4: Available every day for Single and Day Return journeys between Cork, Mallow, Charleville and Limerick stations only in both directions.

Seat Only reservation - Seat Only reservations can vary in price from €2.50 to €10.00 per passenger each way on this route depending on the ticket type purchased. For more information please see the terms and conditions of Seat Only Reservation.

Bus, Luas, Phoenix Park Add-on to and from Dublin City Centre - Single €1.70 or Return €3.40. This can be booked online by selecting 'Dublin' or from the Station when purchasing your ticket. the Luas Add-on is valid on Luas Red Line between Dublin Heuston and Dublin Connolly and George's Dock or the 90 and 145 Dublin Bus to Leeson Street for the date(s) on the ticket only.